Senior Manager, Population Health in Brentwood, TN at LifePoint Health

Date Posted: 1/14/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

LifePoint Health- Health Support Center

The Senior Manager, Population Health provides technical support and leadership to advance and execute LifePoint Health's Population Health Strategy. This position is responsible for leading large complex data and analytics projects and initiatives emerg­ing from LifePoint's Population Health strategy.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: To perform this job, an individual must perform each essential function satis­factorily with or without a reasonable accommodation.

Lead the initiation, planning and execution for ongoing support of data and analytic projects.

Designs and manages relational databases and data sets used for population health and value-based care programs.

Creates processes and accountability for continuous improvements within population health and value-based care analytics portfolio.

Provide analytic support, both qualitative and quantitative, to ensure accuracy and efficiency in foundational data assets needed to support population health and value-based care programs.

Assist Business Owners and associated teams in the development of a business case.

Possess a keen understanding of the business benefit for assigned projects and programs; consistently drive decisions to maximize expected benefits.

Clearly communicate expectations and provide input and guidance to Business Owners on ways to measure the realized benefits of completed projects.

Ensure integration of projects and adjust project scope, schedule, and budget based on the needs of the business; may also coordinate with multiple project managers to create an overall program schedule / plan.

Partner with key functional areas across the organization to achieve success across the entire organization, taking an increasing leadership role in these cross-functional partnerships.

Build, track, report key performance indicators (KPI) with stated goals to ensure long term success.

Support strategic discussions aimed at building consensus and driving decision-making among cross-func­tional teams, departments, physician leaders, and Health Support Center (HSC) leadership.

Support the Senior Director, Population Health with the reporting and insights necessary to support change management efforts for Population Health across the Health Support Center (HSC) and the markets.

Develop subject matter expertise on matters pertaining to performance-based payments, bundled payments, Accountable Care Organizations, payer partnerships, narrow/tiered networks, and clinical integration.

Develop and deliver training and education on a variety of program related matters.

Lead and support technology strategy and operational objectives, engaging our Health Information Technology Sys­tem (HITS) organization, as well as critical outside vendor partners.

Regular and reliable attendance and perform other duties as assigned.

Additional Information:

Position serves both internal co-workers and external customers, clients, patients, contractors, and ven­dors.

Access to and/or works with sensitive and/or confidential information.

Exhibit a comprehensive understanding of healthcare regulatory and compliance (e.g., HIPAA). Skilled in the application of policies and procedures. Knowledge of Business Office Standards and Recommended Practices.

Job Requirements

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES: The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required.

Education: Bachelor's Degree in Healthcare Administration, Business or Finance required. Advanced busi­ness degree preferred.

Experience: Minimum of 5 years with relevant experience in healthcare, network, consulting, or finance.

Certifications: N/A

Licenses: N/A

Skills and Abilities:

Business Mathematical Skills -- Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rates, ratios, and percentages and to draw and interpret graphs.

Advanced Computer Skills -- Routine use of electronic mail and computer systems. Ability to incorporate complex and complicated functions into documents, spreadsheets, and presentations to sup­port business objectives.

Advanced Database Skills – Routine use and management of MS Access or MS SQL databases. Experience managing analytical projects or initiatives with minimal guidance. Proven track record in areas of data management and data governance.

Complex Communication -- Frequently communicates complex information and interacts with manage­ment. Can present, resolve, and address delicate situations. Can motivate and persuade others.

Varied Business Problems -- Problems are varied and complex, requiring analysis or interpretation of the situation. Problems are solved using knowledge and skills, general precedent, and practices.

Department Specific -- Decisions impact the management and operations within a department. May con­tribute to business, and operational decisions that affect the department.

Functional Independent Judgement -- Provides and sets goals and priorities for functional area. May make recommendations for department policies, practices, and programs. Makes decisions for and/or resolves problems for others.

Project Planning/Organization -- Handle multiple projects simultaneously including task delegation, project oversight, and resource allocation.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job responsibilities.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit for extended periods of time; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, bend, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Repetitive motion of upper body required for extended use of computer. Required specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job responsibilities.

Works in well-lit, ventilated and climate controlled office environment with routine office equipment; some equipment has moving mechanical parts.

Noise level in the work environment is typical for an office environment.

Minimum overnight travel (up to 10%) by land and/or air.

LifePoint Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans’ status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.